Hamlet Author:Shakespeare, William This edition represents a new and unique concept in the publishing of the plays of Shakespeare. Using the definitive Globe text, prepared under the supervision of three editors--an outstanding Shakespearean scholar, a well-known writer-lecturer, and a distinguished stage director--each play includes: — explanations of unfamiliar and obscure word... more »s conveniently printed in the margins of the page.
expanded stage directions to help the reader follow the action of the play
a collection of important critical and historical commentaries by leading Shakespearean critics of the past and present
A chronology of Shakespeare's life and times
A special introduction to the play
And essay on Elizabethan theatre
An annotated bibliography
New and comprehensive notes, keyed for easy reference.« less